Butch Carter was approved as the Alexander Central High head Football Coach Tuesday night by the Alexander County Board of Education. Carter replaces Nick Bazzle who retired following the 2015 season. Carter stepped down in December after 15 years as the head coach at South Caldwell. The Spartans went 104-79 with Carter as the coach including 57-9 since 2010. According to Alexander Central Principal Doug Rhoney, Carter was the unanimous choice of the ACHS Search Committee which recommended Carter to be hired. Carter is expected to address the team on Wednesday and begin duties as a P.E. Teacher on the A.C.H.S campus Monday Februrary 15th.